Agrippa

Agrippa (Uh-grip´uh)

I, Herod Agrippa I, grandson of Herod the Great and ruler of Palestine from 41 to 44. He persecuted the early Christians and, according to (Acts 12), was responsible for the beheading of James the son of Zebedee and the imprisonment of Peter (Acts 12:1-4). His death is attributed to divine vengeance (Acts 12:20-23).

Acts 12

James Killed and Peter Imprisoned
1About that time King Herod laid violent hands upon some who belonged to the church.2He had James, the brother of John, killed ... View more

Acts 12:1-4

James Killed and Peter Imprisoned
1About that time King Herod laid violent hands upon some who belonged to the church.2He had James, the brother of John, killed ... View more

Acts 12:20-23

The Death of Herod
20Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. So they came to him in a body; and after winning over Blastus, the king's chamberlai ... View more

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.